coulda

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\ ˈku̇-də How to pronounce coulda (audio) \

Definition of coulda

used for "could have" or "could've" in informal speech and in representations of such speech "It coulda been much better." "They coulda tried a little harder."

First Known Use of coulda

1606, in the meaning defined above

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“Coulda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coulda. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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